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The school funding plan Senate Bill 1 is headed to the Governor’s desk. After talks between Democrats and Republicans break down over a possible compromise the bill has begun the process of heading towards Bruce Rauner. 

It was swift change of direction for the legislation. After an afternoon meeting let out leading Democrats said the talks were going to continue but Republican Jason Barickman quickly stated that Democrats were not negotiating in good faith over the bill or possible changes. After that statement the bill started to move to the Governor and his promised veto.

 
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